Community Wellbeing Development Worker

Community Wellbeing Development Worker

Our client is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Your Space Community Wellbeing Development Worker
NJC Scale Points 12 – 17, starting at £22,183 pa / pro rata
28.5 hours per week (Bank staff hours are also available)
This role is fixed term up to March 2022, with strong possibility of being extended.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a service delivered by our client, Womens Health Matters and Holbeck Together to deliver community wellbeing groups and events with residents across LS8, 9, 10 and 11. Your Space provides a community wellbeing development service in South and East Leeds. The service is funded by Public Health at Leeds City Council.

They are looking for a proactive, outgoing individual who is confident in conversations and outreach in the community. They are looking for someone who understands coproduction and asset-based community development approaches to improve individual and community protective factors associated with mental health and wellbeing. You will design and deliver activities with targeted communities and the wider workforce around the 5 ways to wellbeing. You will encourage groups to become self-run and be independent. You will have experience of community work and wellbeing approaches, and delivering group activity, in the form of training sessions and wellbeing activity and be able to work with vulnerable or marginalised communities and volunteers successfully. The post requires a mix of standard hours and out of hours including some weekends.

Closing date: 22 June 2021
Interviews: 7 & 8 July 2021

Our client is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within their organisation.

Please note that they do not hold a sponsor licence and they do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.

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